The artists known for their support for the uprising were convicted and sentenced Thursday to two months in prison on charges of public disturbance and violating public safety measures by a criminal court in the capital, Khartoum, their lawyer Othman al-Basry said.
- Associated Press CAIRO
- Last Updated: September 20, 2020, 11:53 PM IST
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A Sudanese court’s decision to send five young artists to prison has stirred controversy both in Sudan and abroad, with activists and rights groups calling for judicial reforms following last year’s pro-democracy uprising that toppled longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir.
The artists known for their…